Bloody Lymey

A Blog About Living with Lyme Disease

October 7th 2017: Herbal Approach to Lyme Workshop

on September 27, 2017

My email from Lyme Alliance of the Berkshires – an event:


When: Saturday October 7th, 2017 starting at 1:30 PM
Where: Berkshire Athenaeum, Auditorium, 1 Wendel Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Facebook Event:
Please select going if able, it helps us to determine attendance and allows for better allocation of resources
This in-depth workshop will cover herbal approaches to the following facets of Lyme Disease: prevention, infection, acute care, and chronic treatment. Learn about the most potent plant medicines for Lyme borreliosis and common co-infections, as well as lifestyle and dietary guidelines to strengthen immune health and improve quality of life, whether the goal is prevention or healing from a long-term Lyme infection with the help of herbalist Emily French. Suitable for health care professionals as well as the general public.
About Emily French:
Emily French is a clinical and traditional herbalist working with a wide range of clients and medicines. Her work revolves around her love for reconnecting people with the sophisticated art and science of plant-based healing that we’ve all known, somewhere in our bones, for thousands of years.
She is a passionate and intuitive clinician, educator, wildcrafter, farmer and medicine maker, and is proud to carry on the age-old medicine tradition that has been passed down from her grandmothers’ grandmothers and grandfathers’ grandfathers.
With over 4,000 hours of clinical experience, Emily has a broad understanding of both acute and chronic health issues, and how to work with the healing plants to help people move toward balance and vitality.
Emily holds an advanced degree in Clinical Herbalism from the Clearpath School of Herbal Medicine, a degree in Holistic Medicine & Sustainable Agriculture from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, served as Farm to Cafeteria Director of the Massachusetts Farm to School Project, and has served on the Council of the Northeast Herbal Association.
She is the founder of Sweetgrass Herbals and a co-founder of The Hawthorn Center.
Bonus: Heather Juby of the Wellness Underground in Pittsfield will be doing a small presentation about the benefits of CBD (Cannaboidal) after Emily’s herbal presentation is over.
Refreshments will be provided. The menu will be:
Healing Broth Tumeric and Vegetable Soup (Gluten Free, Vegan)
Super Food Salad (Gluten Free, Vegan)
Hummus & Guacamole with Crudite and Crackers (We will have regular crackers and GF)
We will have detoxifying naturally sweetened iced tea and bottled water for beverages.
Lots of free info to take home as well.

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